Tag Archives: migrants

Hungary approves ‘Stop Soros’ law criminalizing aid to illegal migrants

Hungary’s parliament has passed a law that could see anyone helping illegal immigrants claim asylum in the country imprisoned. The ‘Stop Soros’ law is named after Hungarian-born billionaire and open-borders advocate, George Soros. The law was voted on in the Hungarian parliament on Wednesday, where Viktor Orban’s right-wing Fidesz party holds a two-thirds majority. Under the law, individuals who aid ...

Read More »

Spanish students evicted from dorm to make room for ‘Aquarius’ migrants

A grand gesture by Madrid to accept migrants rejected by Italy and Malta has backfired on some Spanish students, who were told to leave their dormitories in 24 hours to make room for the new arrivals. Pedro Sanchez, Spain’s newly appointed prime minister, agreed to take in passengers of the rescue ship Aquarius, who are mostly from sub-Saharan Africa, after ...

Read More »

Deadline for Merkel? Germany to start kicking out migrants if no deal with EU – interior minister

German police will start unilaterally turning away migrants who applied for asylum in a different state if Chancellor Angela Merkel fails to negotiate an EU-wide solution, Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said. Speaking at a Monday briefing, the key Merkel ally and Christian Social Union (CSU) party head said that the chancellor effectively approved almost all provisions of his so-called “master ...

Read More »

‘Hypocritical’: Italy challenges France to admit migrants instead of lecturing Rome over rescue ship

Italy has challenged France to take in migrants it promised to accept under an EU agreement, accusing Paris of turning back 10,000 people. The row flared up after France slammed Italy for turning away a ship with 629 migrants. Earlier Prime Minister, Giuseppe Conte, said that Italian government did not have any intention to receive “hypocritical lessons” from someone who ...

Read More »

Roman Holiday over for migrants: New interior minister vows end to ‘refugee camp’ Italy

Italy’s newly sworn-in minister of the interior and one of the leaders of the Euroskeptic coalition, Matteo Salvini, has assured Italians that he’s ready to fight illegal immigration and fulfil his election promises. Only days after the long-awaited government was formed, the leader of the League party travelled to Sicily, where he confirmed that he intends to initiate a massive ...

Read More »

Migrants must be ‘repelled at border’ if refugee centers plan fails – Bavarian interior minister

Germany must start turning potential asylum seekers back at its borders if a new refugee centers initiative championed by federal authorities fails to work as planned, the Bavarian Interior Ministry head said. “Uncontrolled immigration has already fundamentally changed not only the political architecture but also the security situation in Germany in 2015. That should not happen again,” Markus Soeder, the ...

Read More »

Sex with 10yo not rape, Finnish court rules in migrant’s case

In a case that has triggered public outrage, a top Finnish court has upheld a ruling that sex between an asylum seeker and a 10-year-old girl didn’t constitute rape. Critics are calling for harsher sentences for child abuse. Finland’s Supreme Court rejected a request from the prosecution to appeal a three-year jail term for a 23-year-old man on Thursday. Finnish media ...

Read More »

‘Extremely urgent’: Sweden makes sex education films for migrants (VIDEO)

The Swedish government is pumping funding into a series of educational films to teach immigrant women about sex and their reproductive rights, with the social affairs minister calling the project an “extremely urgent” one. The animated films are the work of the Swedish Association for Sexual Education (RFSU). The sexual health charity has created 11 videos so far and they ...

Read More »

Migrants 'issue ultimatum & forcefully prevent' German police from deporting failed asylum seeker

German police have been forced to release a failed asylum seeker they were due to deport after being confronted by an angry mob of migrants. The officers caved in to the crowd’s demands and fled to avoid a “dangerous escalation.” The incident took place in the town of Ellwangen in southern Germany overnight into Monday when a group of police ...

Read More »

‘Lack of learning skills:’ More than half of migrants fail German language test – state agency

Every second migrant attending integration courses in Germany fails to reach the expected level of language proficiency at the end of their training, authorities have said. About one in ten doesn’t have a basic command of German. Out of all migrants who attended integration courses in 2017, only 48.7 percent managed to reach the required B1 or “intermediate” language proficiency ...

Read More »
Show Buttons
Hide Buttons
error: Content is protected !!